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's going on? analysts say the reasons are many. china is demanding more oil every day to power its growing economy just as opec cut some of its output. international sanctions are reducing the amount of uranium oil on the world market while here at home, refineries are shutting down for maintenance as they prepare to switch to a summer blend. then market speculation and a weaker dollar play a role. >> we have to work. so we keep coming to work every day. but you have to put gas in your car to come to work. >> reporter: 43 cents in a month. >> that was nbc's tom costello. >>> after the long holiday weekend you the president and congressional staffers will be back at work this morning but with only ten days to prevent $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. the white house says president obama will hold a news conference to address the issue this morning. nbc's danielle lee has the details. danielle, good morning. >> reporter: mara, good morning. the president will urge congress to agree on a deal that balances those pending cuts with new revenue to avoid hurting the economy and the middle c
to strike back against cyber espionage. this is new information that suggest china's government is behind cyber attacks. nbc's danielle leigh is live in washington with the details. danielle, good morning. what are we expecting to hear from the white house this morning? >> reporter: mara, good morning, the white house will come out with a report detailing new aggressive steps to protect u.s. trade secrets against cyber attacks. that could include fines, penalties and other trade action. 140 companies were tar feted. this kind of attack is something the department of defense and white house has been concerned about for quite some time. the china government is denying being involved in any sort of attack. >> joe biden is offering up best advice on how to defend yourself with a firearm. joe biden talked about gun roll efforts, including the size of ammunition clips and other proposals. during that chat biden said the best thing for texas is a shotgun. >> put that double-barrel shotgun and fire two blasts outside the house. i promise you, whoever is coming in is not going to -- you don't need
on the students and temporary workers in their china factory. >>> and bank of america got in on this, winter storm. >>> and the blue brew is bringing it back to the singer aisle with justin timber lack. >>> and if david beckham hasn't claimed he did all the stunts for his new h & m underwear commercial, we wouldn't have to show it to you. but he did say he liked getting to do all the stunts. he said bloggers have been poring over the 30-second spot. and the verdict is becs did include use a body double. >>> check this out. a two-lane plow. plus, no snowstorm can stop the madness of the most pampered and primped pooches on the planet. the dog show comes to new york. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. >>> now to some other stories that caught our eye this morning. we start in florida where a 70-year-old woman lost control of her suv and plowed through a restaurant window just as it was getting ready to open. a very agile bartender inside was able to leap out of the way and he sustained only minor injuries. >>> in michigan one snowplow definitely sweeps away the competition. the new toy
. >>> trying to keep kids safe in school. >>> we're tracking breaking news out of china after a fiery accident leaves dozens on the highway. >>> the aftermath could cause problems for today's commute. >> we continue to track the progress of this weather. the impact on your day next with your weather and traffic on the 1s. >>> you can get the forecast wherever you are by downloading the storm team 4 app for your smartphone. you can also take and upload photos so others can >>> right now crews in laurel working to clean up a commuter lot. this is what it looked like last night, covered in water. heavy rain forced the river from its banks flooding several streets of old town laurel. water has been slowly receding from the lot at the marc train station there. but crews may have to salt the area with temperatures now below freezing in laurel. >>> let's check the forecast now. we're talking about a winter system moving through our area right now. >> storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein has the details. >> there's the washington monument under a cloudy skies. no flurries in washington now. right no
amazing video from abroad. this time from china where a truck overturned barely missing a materialist. and another story, an army veteran who lost all four of his limbs underwent an arm strands plant. and back in d.c. president obama brought on the miami heat and showed some love for hilary. >> i think what did evolve is a friendship. >> reporter: who's the top dog? these are the most popular breeds. golden retrievers and g-shepherds are hot, these dogs are hip. but not all animals had a good week. iran said it launched a rocket containing a monkey into space. >> they did release a photo. this is the alleged iranian space monkey. i'm guessing he didn't volunteer for the mission. >> reporter: and now, back to more cute puppies. >> oh, hey. you got to pick who's going to win the super bowl. you ready? uh-oh. oh, my -- the ravens! >> the ravens. >> what's your prediction. >> i'll go with the niners. my home town team. all the animals are picking the ravens. >> do you think it will be easy for the niners? >> no. it's like 3 1/2. a close one but a good one. we'll watch the first half and d
on same store sales in china. >>> dell reportedly close to inking a $23 billion deal to take the pc company private, including a $2 billion investment from microsoft. >>> boeing formally filed a request from the faa to allow the company to resume test flights of dreamliners. necessity have been grounded since january 16th for a global investigation into battery-related fires. >>> goldman sachs ceo lloyd blank fine and marissa meyer will be a group of corporate leaders at white house advising president obama on his economic agenda. >>> the cost of next year's winter limbs in sochi, russia, has risen to $50 billion, five times more than originally planned. >>> in moscow, the first capsule hotel is open for business. a night in the sleep box with just the bare necessities goes for $85 a night. >>> back on this continent, the end of an era. the royal canadian mint is no longer making and distributing pennies. the one-cent coin costs 1.6 cents to produce. >>> beer powered beer from alaska. you heard me right. >>> plus, some police officers get the boot for goofing off while on the job. d
donald's australia is testing out table service cleat with china, glassware and cutlery. >>> and americans plan to spend more on valentine's day than last year. a man, 85 bucks and a woman, 48. it's always been expensive to be wealthy in california. but now millionaires are staring head on at a federal state income tax of 51.9%. and you guessed it, it is the highest in the nation. one saving grace for the moment, californians can deduct state tax from federal returns. >>> up next, your "early today" sports highlights. plus, meet a nasty nanny whose pension for slapping this kid just got her slapped by the law. >>> and now to some other stories that caught our eyes this morning. in new york, disturbing video shows a nanny slapping a 9-month-old for not eating. when the mother saw what was going on, she rushed home .fired the caretaker who has been charged with endangering the well fare of a child and resisting arrest. >>> in texas, 22-year-old grad student and chicken farmer has grown so close to his flock over the years, he's known around as chicken boy. he's handled the chickens for so long, h
is spared from a pulpy finish. >>> in china, a folk tradition honored the festival. molten iron heated to 1,000 degrees is thrown on to the cold bricks at the city gate creating this beautiful spark and burst of light. absolutely gorgeous. the dazzling display of these iron flashes seen by thousands is a 500-year-old ritual that ushered in the lunar new year. i feel sorry for that guy, though, right in the middle of it. >> i don't know how he does. the year of the snake. >> it is -- happy year of the snake. >> that's right. >> to you. >> not sure how i feel that. >>> it is time for a look at some of the stories making news today. in texas, chris kyle will be remembered at cowboys stadium. thousands are expected to attend a memorial service there honoring the life and sacrifice of the former navy s.e.a.l. killed last weekend at a central texas gun range. >>> former army staff sergeant clint ramouchet will be awarded the medal of honor at the white house this afternoon. he's only the fourth living service member to win the event from afghanistan. he'll be a guest of the first lady at tomorrow
with antibiotics from china. sales could drop 25% this quarter. >> no more conference calls in your pjs. melissa meyer said all employees who work remotely have to come in to the office by june. we need to be physically together. department chain's macy's and j.c. penney will duke it out in court who has the right to sell martha stewart's branded bruise. amazon will jump start its streaming video service. creators will get $10,000 for an option and a share of the royalties if there show is produced. oscar nominee helen hunt wore a strapless gown from h and m. straight ahead, sword swallowing in the big apple for a good state. ohio state takes on michigan state as march madness gets closer. you're watching "early today." >>> now to some stories that caught our eye this morning. we begin in california with a major melee between college baseball teams. fists began flying after one player was tagged out and shoved by an opposing player. the bench-clearing brawl between sacramento state and u.c. riverside led to three player ejections. >>> in chicago, police arrested at least 20 people after rowdy te
. >>> in china, crowds gathered near a village to catch a glimpse of a very rare sight. a sleeping wild panda cozied up on a roadside cliff near a national nature reserve. although the area is home to 56 wild pandas, seeing one up close and personal is a real treat here. as people gathered nearby they woke the panda who made a hasty retreat back to the forest. >>> this is one baby you probably don't want bouncing on your knee, a czech zoo welcomed the arrival of a newborn elephant this month. she's the zoo's first new elephant and weighed more than 200 pounds at birth. the calf doesn't have a name quite yet but the zoo plans to have a contest to name her once she makes her public debut. that would be a heavy baby. >>> all the activity at the vatican has given local businesses a boost here. one religious memorabilia store owner said sales have increased as the world awaits the election of a new pope. the papal portraits are apparently the hottest sellers so far. and while pope benedict may be in the spotlight, pope john paul ii merchandise is the favorite among shoppers. he was certainly a fav
this morning. and china has shown opposition to the test. >>> fugitive chris dorner is on the run from los angeles. the former lapd cop has been officially charged with killing michael caine. and dorner is charged with revenge killings. >>> meanwhile, large wanted billboards featuring dorner's picture are now up in southern california. there's a $1 million reward for information leading to his capture. >>> meanwhile, in chicago a manhunt has ended and two men are charged in the shooting death of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. 18-year-old michael ward and kenneth williams face charges of murder and attempted murder with battery. they say they opened fire on hadiya last month. officials say it was a tragic case of mistaken identity. >> michael ward has confessed and indicated that hadiya was not the intended target. in fact, the offenders had it all wrong. they thought the group they shot into included members of a rival gang. >> first lady michelle obama attended the teen's funeral on saturday. hadiya pendleton's parents will be among the president's special guests at the state of the union
sales up by 5%. >>> meanwhile, one mcdonald's australia is testing out table service complete with china, glass ware and cutlery. do you need that for a big mac? >>> and one out of four americans plan to spend more on valentine's day than last year. a man, 85 bucks and a woman, 48. you've still got several days to get ready for valentine's day. up next. sports highlights. plus, meet a nny who slapped a kid got her slapped by the law. >>> welcome back. now to some other stories that caught our eye this morning. we start in new york where disturbing video shows a nanny slapping a 5-month-old for not eating. concerned parents installed a hidden camera. so when the mother saw what happened, she rushed home and fired the worker who is charged with resisting arrest. >>> a chicken farmer has grown so close to his flock over the years he's become known around town as chicken boy. he's handled the chickens for so long, he's even picked up their language. >> it's like i just laid an egg in this box. come lay your leg. it's -- >> quite a talent. he plans to continue his education so some day he can
allegations on cyberattacks coming not only from china but the chinese military. how the obama administration plans to strike back. >>> plus, joe biden's assault weapon alternative. president obama golfing with tiger woods. and a sea otter that's got game. "early today" starts now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for wednesday, february 20th, 2013. >>> good morning, i'm mara schiavocampo. cadaver dogs are being sent into kansas city to search for possible victims this morning after a blast leveled a section of the city's shopping district. local officials say a gas explosion around 6:00 p.m. caused a massive fire at the popular jj's restaurant. witnesses say the blast came out of nowhere. as of yet no confirmed fatalities. officials express concern to find those who are missing. >> a guy came in, and said we're supposed to evacuate. next thing i knew, boom, everything just exploded. the scariest thing i've ever witnessed, ever been through in my life. >> it was just next to it. people evacuating the apartment building over here. people with their animals, getting them out of the apartment
into a sugar cane field. the victims include tourists from china, japan, britain and france. >>> the reservation of the highest ranking catholic leader in britain said he will not vote at the upcoming enclave to pick the new pope. scotland's cardinal keith o'brien resigned. the vatican says pope benedict accepts the cardinals's resignation because he's near the age of 75, not because of accusations. >>> today marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. a million hoodie gathering is scheduleded here in new york city. the teen was shot by george zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer. zimmerman has pleaded not guilty. his trial is set to start in june. >>> in california, the search continues this morning for four people whose 29-foot sailboat disappeared off the coast of monterey. the distress call believed to be made by a man with his wife, son and a young cousin before they abandoned the sinking vessel. >> we are ban donning the ship. we are abandoning the ship. >> the voters said their electronics were failing and they were
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